Alternative Control Strategies with Uncertain Trade Barriers for Foot-and-Mouth Disease in Feedlot Operations

Emergency response exercises have recognized issues associated with traditional control of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in large feedlots. The depopulation and disposal of large numbers of animals poses difficult challenges for environmental management and resource requirements. The study has focused on the epidemiological and economic consequences of allowing infected cattle to recover at the feedlot, as well as the economic consequences including uncertainty in trade sanctions.


Issue Date:
2015
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/205393
Total Pages:
2
JEL Codes:
Q1; F1
Series Statement:
Poster
6938




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